Down to Earth Webinar on Locust Attacks (Centre for Science and Environment)
Published On: 29th May, 2020 | Duration: 1 hour, 22 min, 15 sec
Desert locusts are back. In the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, among others, they have caused massive crop damage, consumed animal fodder and destroyed green vegetation. This time, they are invading our cities as well.
Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi
Shagun Kapil, Senior Reporter, Down to Earth, New Delhi
Keith Cressman, Senior Desert Locust Officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome
Richard Mark Mbaram, Senior Official, Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development